Af/Pak & Other News (9/12/2012)

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Report Says Taliban Raised $400 Million Last Year:

http://www.rferl.org/content/report-says-taliban-raised-400-million-dollars-last-year/24705474.html





Taliban launch rocket attack on Bagram, suicide attack in Herat:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/09/taliban_launch_rocke.php




Taliban claims about cop defections 'baseless,' Afghan official says:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/11/13802064-taliban-claims-about-cop-defections-baseless-afghan-official-says?lite




Afghanistan seeks to preempt unrest in wake of deadly attack on U.S.
consulate in Libya:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57511159/afghanistan-seeks-to-preempt-unrest-in-wake-of-deadly-attack-on-u.s-consulate-in-libya/




South Korean UH-60 damaged by artillery fire in Afghanistan:

http://alert5.com/2012/09/12/south-korean-uh-60-damaged-by-artillery-fire-in-afghanistan/




ISAF kills 2 Taliban commanders linked to 'foreign insurgents':

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/09/isaf_kills_2_taliban.php




Dealing with redundant ammunition in Afghanistan:

http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/EquipmentAndLogistics/DealingWithRedundantAmmunitionInAfghanistan.htm




Former CIA Chief: Obama’s War on Terror Same as Bush’s, But With More
Killing:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/09/bush-obama-war-on-terror/




India launches satellites in 100th space mission:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48962217/ns/technology_and_science-space/



Blast in northern Syria targets troops:

http://www.boston.com/news/world/middle-east/2012/09/12/blast-northern-syria-targets-troops/2YcklcJ7WxhDHTPXCDJ2jM/story.html



Filipinos flee war in Syria with tales of horror:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5j8R66dDNdWhFhzwXb__MV1DkZSYA?docId=ad417e72107a49399aec596fc9648a7b



Saudi steers citizens away from Syrian 'jihad':

http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/09/12/saudi-syria-jihad-idINDEE88B0AR20120912



All Glory Is Fleeting: Insights from the Second Lebanon War:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/138316/rand%E2%80%99s-insights-from-second-lebanon-war.html



Israel Monitors Borders with Specialized ISR:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/AW_09_03_2012_p83-489162.xml




Defense officials: Barak mulled buying Greek isle for Israeli navy
training:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/defense-officials-barak-mulled-buying-greek-isle-for-israeli-navy-training.premium-1.464352




Salafists Attack U.S. Embassy in Cairo:

http://www.worldaffairsjournal.org/blog/michael-j-totten/salafists-attack-us-embassy-cairo




US ambassador, consul among 4 killed in militia attack on Benghazi
consulate:

http://rt.com/news/us-ambassador-libya-killed-946/




Israeli filmmaker in hiding after anti-Islam movie sparks deadly
Libya, Egypt protests:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/middle-east/israeli-filmmaker-in-hiding-after-anti-islam-movie-sparks-deadly-libya-egypt-protests-1.464459



Marines Head to Libya After Mob Kills Ambassador:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/marines-libya/




Somali president, Kenyan FM escape bomb attack:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27663:somali-president-kenyan-fm-escape-bomb-attack-&catid=52:Human%20Security&Itemid=114




Belarus UAV might be using EU components that are embargoed:

http://alert5.com/2012/09/12/belarus-uav-might-be-using-eu-components-that-are-embargoed/



ILA: German Tornado upgrade on track as laser JDAM tests near:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ila-german-tornado-upgrade-on-track-as-laser-jdam-tests-near-376386/



Refueling Boom Falls off Airbus A330 Tanker During Test Flight:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120911/DEFREG02/309110001/Refueling-Boom-Falls-off-Airbus-A330-Tanker-During-Test-Flight?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Rheinmetall Works On Combat Training Center In Russia:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/AW_09_03_2012_p15-486931.xml



ILA: Airbus pitches A400M for disaster-relief role:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ila-airbus-pitches-a400m-for-disaster-relief-role-376399/



Formal Commissioning of the Colombian Navy Submarines at the Naval
Arsenal:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/138312/colombia-commissions-two-ex_german-submarines.html



China sends patrol ships to islands held by Japan:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-501712_162-57510082/china-sends-patrol-ships-to-islands-held-by-japan/



US vulnerable to long-range missile attack: report:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/US_vulnerable_to_long-range_missile_attack_report_999.html



The Pentagon Doesn’t Trust Its Own Robots:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/robot-autonomy/



New Expeditionary UAV Takes Off from China Lake, Sans Runway:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/138314/us-navy%E2%80%99s-rq_21a-small-uav-begins-flight-tests.html



JBLM soldiers guilty in theft, resale of $600K in weapons equipment:

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/09/11/2292092/jblm-soldiers-guilty-in-theft.html



New Computer Prepares Super Hornet For Upgrades:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/asd_09_12_2012_p04-01-494206.xml



US Army's JLENS will protect sailors, critical waterways:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/US_Armys_JLENS_will_protect_sailors_critical_waterways_999.html



Report Blasts Military’s Dreams of Destroying Missiles at Launch:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/missile-defense-report/



More problems raised at Pentagon F-35 fighter review:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/11/us-lockheed-fighter-idUSBRE88A04A20120911



U.S. Air Force Chooses Northrop Grumman to Demonstrate Next-Generation
Air Defense Radar System:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/138318/northrop-to-dem-next_gen-air-defense-radar.html



Romney Promises to Revive Stealth Jet, But It Won’t Happen:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/romney-more-f-22s/




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Update:

U.S. officials believe Libya attack was planned: Report:

"The deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate
in Libya may have been a planned operation
and not a spontaneous protest that turned
violent, U.S. officials told the New York
Times and CNN on Wednesday."

See:

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/report-u-officials-believe-libya-attack-planned-171504894.html
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